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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Lawrence Family Development Charter School
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLawrence Family Development Charter School is looking to hire a highly skilled and motivated Medical Assistant who is passionate about making a difference in students' lives. Responsibilities:

  • Organize, administer, and report on mandated health screening programs and notify nurse of vision, hearing, and scoliosis screening failures.
  • Take student vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, etc.) and contact school nurse if assistance is needed.
  • Do basic first aid on students' minor injuries as needed.
  • Update students' records with screenings, nurse's office visits, health and immunization records.
  • Maintain an updated, accurate health record for each student.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to administer medications appropriately, in keeping with school policy on the administration of medication in school.
  • Document first aid and illness care provided to staff and students; complete accident reports and maintain a health room activity log.
  • Screen new student information to ensure compliance with immunization laws, and make recommendations to school nurses for exclusion of students due to lack of compliance.
  • Organize and maintain First Aid supplies and equipment in appropriate locations.
  • Assist with MA DPH required surveys and reports.
  • Assist in training school staff as needed in CPR, Health and Safety Issues (ie Blood-Borne Pathogens)
  • Participate in K-1 Right from the Start program and/or other programs as needed.EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Graduate of a Medical Assistant program
    • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) through American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
    • Demonstrate good clinical knowledge and judgment
    • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Medical Assistant in an urban community-based role
    • Current CPR, Basic Life Support (BLS), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid Certification
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
    • Driver's license and transportation required---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------School-Year Position: School calendar; 7:45am-3:45pmReports to: A School Nurse as designated by the PrincipalSalary Range: Non-exempt position, hourly wage based on education and experience

Keywords: Lawrence Family Development Charter School, Lawrence , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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